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? can you give us any more feelings on that?you listed it as one of the , but can you be more graphic? can you give us any more detail as to the extent about the cuts to our military capability. -- our military capability? statess in the united and one of those involved in protecting the government's thetion when we published strategic defense and security review in october of 2010. remarks, in my opening the administration at that time, although there were some underlying concerns, they were persuaded that we were going to spectrum of full capabilities, that they were reassured that our defense spending would remain above 2%, certainly throughout the life of this parliament, and that the numbers we were talking about for interventions in the future were scalable. they were not as great as we have managed before, but they were nevertheless militarily significant numbers for continuing operations and for large single operations. i talked also about the niche areas. they were reassured may be surprised we were putting an extra $1 billion with this parliament and that money was going to
in the initial days of the troubled website. >> a stunning admission by the u.s., john kerry admits some surveillance has gone too far, just as giant tech companies push back against the government. >> the bottom line is people are going to go hungry. >> the federal cuts making it harder for struggling families to put food on the table. >> a threatened species makes a comeback. the salmon population is pushed toward record numbers. >> good morning, good to have you with us on this friday with that welcome to aljazeera america. >> for more than a month now, the obama administration has been saying how many millions of people have visited the health care website, but they have kept quiet about exactly how many have enrolled, insisting they do not have those numbers. >> new documents show the white house has a pretty good idea. >> even the president admits healthcare.gov has problems. >> the website is too slow, too many people have gotten stuck. >> just how many people have gotten stuck or how many ever enrolled are figures the obama administration has been denying the public for days now.
by authorities to stop smugglers between the u.s. and mexico. . >>> we begin tonight with budget cuts about to affect the lives of 47 million americans. they go into effect on friday. people relying on food stamps are about to get less. congress allowed an increase in food stamp benefits to expire. one in seven americans receiving foodstamps will have to cut back on food they buy. a family of four receiving the maximum allotment will see benefits cut by $36 a month. the cuts will affect people not on food stamps. according to financial analysis every dollar spent on foodstamps generates $1.73 in economic growth. foodbanks are bracing for what is about to come. >> monshelle and her 4-year-old son michael have to watch their spending. she has a job in local government, she still needs hep from snap. >> between rent, light bills, water bills, everything, nursery bills, i just couldn't afford to have food in the house. >> monshelle receives $364 a month in foodstamps and is grateful for that. like 47 million other americans, she's about to face life with less help putting food on the table. >>
is gone, our uses, everything. there's nothin to ea there's nothing drink. >> reporter: in the rus, the wnpour today. the survivors tacloban are now trying to rebuild their lives, but the misery goes on. [ speaking in foign language ] >> reporter: what's happening to my country? we have no food. help is nocoming, she says. peopleere have become scavengers, desperate fofood and water. even the youngt are snatching what they can. 's called bliss, the ne of a housing prect for peopleho had lost their homes in past typhoons. thisime it was no safe haven. bliss is made up of a maze of narrow alleyways, and when the typhoon struck, filled with water within seconds to above roof heights. and yet most survived, quickly imbing high enough to escape. somelearly happy just to be alive. but living is hard. long lines for empty shelves, dicines are rationed. as t evening approaches, barricades are manned, with e military. the people of tacloban fend for themselves as many strgle to get out. some do find space on departinplane and make it to manila, hundreds of mis and a world away while at th
-product of that plant they produce plutonium. that is a very dangerous substance. it's used in dirty bombs and other nuclear weapons systems. those two things going forward for the p5+1 are what they are deeply concerned about. it does look as show we are wrapping things up here. we hope to hear very soon where things stand. >> phil ittner. thank you very much. let's wrap this up for a moment. negotiations appears to be gaining momentum. iran said there is accomplices they simply will not budge. they said that they will not compromise on the red line, it's right to enrich uranium. the united states and other powers say there is no right to enrich. iran said it wants to use enriched uranium for medical and research purposes but that can also be used to nuclear weapons. which is why leaders want to say they want to stop that. the p5+1 wants iran to allow greater access to its facility. iran wants the economic sanctions to end. >>> afghanistan's loya jirga or tribal council continue to deliberate it's future. >> reporter: today was the final day for delegates at the jirga to study and debate this bilat
. >> the surprising risks using corn to make gasoline. what our own investigation is uncovering from the gulf of mexico. plus, sky high, two cities compete for tallest building in the u.s. and the winner is: and we begin in the philippines. five full days after typhoon haiyan struck, help is on the way but for many time is running out, craig leeson joins us from sivu province. six days from the storm what's the priority right now? you. >> as you say thousands of people in some of these remote areas, particularly in the worse-hit in this cup and that's leitei province on the east coast where that tidal surge swept many people away. the priority of course is to ensure that all of the international aid that is pouring into the capital of the country in manila and also into sabu where we are here in the center of the country that that aid get to the people who need it most. it's been flown into tacloban which is the capital of plvmenteitei island, they are trying to get that distribution network working as much as possible. >> craig stand by, it is difficult to figure out how many people were ki
another day without food and water. >> the u.s. government is helping us and various other international governments are helping us. we continue to bring support to people affected. >> the relief supplies are not getting to those that need it most. the government sending in troops to control the looting. also at the airport survivors determined to go back to the disaster area, despite all they'd been through. >> imagine if you will, the courage of these people here in cebu at the air force base. many of them from mr during the storm. they are waiting here for a c130 hercules to arrive, to take them back into the devastated area. why? in those bags are food and water - things that they say their family needs to survive. these survivors say the government aid is not reaching families fast enough, and going back is their only option. >> i'm scared, but i have - i have no choice. i have no choice. my family is in tacloban. >> international relief is on the way. the united states has directed the carrier, the uss "george washington" to head to the philippines who provide support. u.s. marine
and water. president obama ordered two more military ships to the region, their helicopters will be used to deliver supplies and help with evacuation. 22 countries are rushing money and aid to the philippine islands. >>> the face of flying is about to chaining, the justice department signing off on a merger between american airlines and u.s. airways. it will bet world's biggest. >>> two medical organizations are recommending new guidelines that could double the amount of americans taking cholesterol-related drug stattens. they are being encouraged to prescribe higher doses to people. >> hawaii is on the verge of passing same-sex marriage. the legislature has passed the deal. the governor will sign it in the morn. it will boost tourism by $217 million. "america tonight" is up next and you can get the late u.s. news online at aljazeera.com. >> every day, events sweep across our country. and with them, a storm of views. how can you fully understand the impact unless you've heard angles you hadn't considered? consider this... antonio mora brings you smart conversation that challenges the sta
program. caroline kennedy sworn in as a u.s. ambassador to japan, the first woman to hold the post. she expected to gravel there friday and will meet with the prime minister after that. >> those are the headlines at this hour. "america tonight" is up next. i'll see you tomorrow night. you can get the latest news on line at al jazeera. have a great night. >> robert, you said that you're planning on heading there yourself. >> probably within the next few weeks, yeah. we have our real experts on the ground that are there right now, and as managers, we try to stay out of their way and let them do what they need to do to save kids. >> best of luck on the ground. they need all the help they can get. vice president with the department of humanitarian response for save the chirp. thank you so much for joining us. >> thank you. >> coming up, we're going to continue our coverage of typhoon haiyan. a disturbing report on why girls are less likely than boys to be saved when a disaster strikes. that's coming up after the break. >> budget cuts at the pentagon and now brand new military aircraft are b
on cnn. thank you for joining us. breaking news on cnn is tornado outbreak. tears across the upper midwest. >> our father in heaven, give us this diour daily bread and forgive us -- >> if you saw this out of your window, believe me. you would be praying as well. this is one of 11 confirmed tornados in illinois. as it hit the small town of washington near peoria. at least two deaths have been reported. this was the aftermath. nothing was left standing after the tornado was done. clean-up and recovery will take a very long time. >> look at that. this is st. louis as the storm hit. with at least 19 million people in the direct path of the worst parts of the storm. cnn has mobilized all of its resources to bring you the very latest information. jonathan monken is a director of the emergency management agency. we have him on the phone. we spoke to you about an hour ago. what is the latest information. you confirmed two deaths. what do you know now? >> caller: i can confirm we have a third death associated with the storm. this is in the town of washington. so somebody unable to get down
of the president this. there. this morning he stressed the u.s. ties with egypt are vie al. i asked how the u.s. can reconcile the democracy in egypt. >> it comes down to two facts about u.s. foreign policy in the middle east. >> one the u.s. is committed to maintaining the peace treaty between egypt and israel and it can simply not end a relationship with egypt in order to maintain that peace treaty. that is where you see the material or the military parts that are still being given to the military to help preserve the security in the sinai peninsula, for example. there is also the matter of trying to enhance the u.s.' stature across the middle east. it would not due for the obama administration to cut off all ties with the country with who it's had a long standing political and military relationship because of these political problems. >> with that said one. points secon secretary kerry isg while he is in cairo, this interm government cannot exist in perpetuity. it needs to get on with the business of constitutional reforms and establishing elections for a new democratically elected president
have been influenced by, quote, emotional drama. the u.s. state department confirms that two americans are among the dead. there's new video that appears to show people inside a mall in the hard-hit city of tacloban. many stores and homes have reportedly been stripped bare by survivors desperate, of course, to get food and water, but there is somewk test. test. test. test. test. test. in california one provider said it will grant a two-month extension for over 100,000 customers but still some estimates have more than a million people losing their insurance plan in that state alone. in an effort to spark those interested in signing up for health care, the latest ad from two group, colorado consumer health initiative and progress now are drawing some eye rolls. an ad touting obama care reads let's hope he's as easy to get as this birth control. my health insurance covered the pill which means all i have to worry about is getting him between the covers. i got insurance now. you can too. the group has also done ads featuring a ryan gosling cutout. girls taking shots off of skis and, of cou
who possess that right, but they are using the right to religious liberty as a way to carve out noncompliance with civil rights that are well established under the constitution, or are well established as public norms against discrimination. >> today the white house release add statement saying the affordable care act already protects these believes. the administration does not think that corporate ceos should make health decisions for individuals. all right, a little bit more on that white house statement. let's do that right now. he is at the white house, and mike, the white house as randall noted is quick to put a statement out on this. >> sure, they point out they themselves asked the street to review the change to the law. of course the street announced they are going to do just that. let's do more from that statement. the healthcare law puts womens and families in control by covering vital preventive care, like cancer screenings and birth control free of charge. and then it goes on we believe this requirement is essential to women's health, and are confident the street wil
was killed. a boeing 737 was attempting to land when it went down. >> a u.s. drone crashed into a navy ship off the coast of jeb corlis. two sailors were hurt. the -- off the coast of jeb corlis, two sailors were hurt. u.s. navy was testing the ship's combat weapons system. they are the headlines. we planned to bring you a documentary called "tiny", but stayed tuned to a special documentary live from the philippines. "tiny" will air next week. >> "america tonight", i'm joie chen reporting from tacloban. >> it's the largest of the cities to be struck and destroyed by the super typhoon. it was not the first. it belongs to an outlier on the point known as gewan and we met a number of people there looking to start new lives. she had been waiting at the airport for two days. and the anxiety overwhelmed her. please, she pleaded. my husband died in the storm. i have nothing left. i need to get my two kids out. this would not be her turn. >> there'll be more slides. those that lost so much would get out. given the tragedy the storms must seem like a last hope. >> in the week since the storm came he
, nicole. connell: 82,000 is capacity at metlife stadium as a use that illustration to talk about obamacare and this fiasco. the numbers that are out show you can only 40,000-50,000 people have actually enrolled as of last week. well below the administration target, which was 500,000 people. dagen: half a million people. steve forbes here to make sense of all of this. chairman of forbes media. ready to weigh in. do these numbers surprise you, steve, at all? >> no. even those numbers are slightly exaggerated. the reports that it is the equivalent if you put your policy in effect in the card but you haven't bought it, they're counting it as a sale and the private sector cannot do that. so even those numbers are exaggerated and that is why the administration is going to have a big push to expand medicare as a way of getting around the exchange snafu. connell: no way they're getting toward the 7 million this spring. >> they're going to have to do something. the way they're going to do it is medicare. those that have not signed up for expanding medicare are being inhumane by not doing it, so the
>>> sealing the deal the u.s. and afghanistan reach a tentative agreement that will keep thousand of american troops there after 2014. now hamid karzai must sell the idea to tribal leaders. >> trey raydull takes a leave of absence after pleading guilty to drug possession. >> and rising from the ashes, a volcanic eruption in japan creates an island in the pacific ring of fire. >> good morning and welcome to al jazeera america. i'm stephanie sy. the future of american troops in afghanistan is being decided by a group of afghan tribal leaders. afghan and american leaders said yes to a security deal and today afghan president hamid karzai is pushing a council to accept it. the decision now lies with the loya jirga. >> translation: you are here representing the afghan nation. i was under pressure not to organise the loya jirga. when it comes to issues of national significance it is important to hold the jirgas. >> up to 15,000 troops could remain in the region if the security pact is signed, including 8,000-12,000 american troops. >> it is entirely train, equip and assist - there is no
about a discussion about the global economy and emerging- market. joining us on newsmakers is the republican from texas, he is the vice chair of the house armed services to many, also a member of the house intelligence many. thank you for joining us. here with the questioning today, jim michaels who covers military issues, and sarah. i want to begin with you. the comments was asked week by secretary chuck hagel meeting with members of congress to and sequestration and work out an agreement on the budget. when lawmakers return after the thanks giving recess, will that happen. i am not sure, but i am fairly optimistic. i think the the discussions between paul ryan and senator murray are going pretty well. i think there is a real chance that we could have a budget agreement that nobody is in love with, but is at least a step forward in saving money in ways other than these across the board sorts of cuts that come with sequestration. i'm hopeful that it will actually happen. >> if it actually happens, what will it look like/ ? >> i think the hope is that it will last for a coup
fire for excessive drinking and admitted drug use. he refused to step down, saying he'll go to court to get back his powers. >> nasa's mission to investigate the atmosphere on mars is under way. the "maven" launched today. it will try to discover how mars went from being like earth to a barren desert. "consider this" with antonio mora is next. >> america's midwest struggling and picking up the pieces after a deadly storm. how unusual is it for storms of this magnitude to strike in november. oprah knows a reason president obama's policies are struggling - racism. has the first black president been unfairly targeted or is harsh criticism a relating all presidents face. >> and a launch to mars. >> i'm antonio mora, welcome to "consider this," we begin with communities recovering from killer storms - overseas, in the philippines and the midwest. where people struggle to restart their lives after the farm belt was battered. the skies cleared, tornados killed six people in illinois, two in michigan, injured hundreds in 12 states, leaving tens of thousands homeless or without power. here is
it was strong, violent. it displayed upward motion that gave us a clue that it wasn't a weak tornado, but it was a stronger one. we could see the debris inside the tornado that told us it was time. >> i know you guys know what you are doing. when you see storms of this magnitude you must get nervous. danger? >> i little bit in the beginning. when we had a visual it popped out of the rain. we didn't see it develop. it was ongoing for 10 minutes. when you see the tornado and you know they are moving fast and they are string. there's a bit of nervousness in the beginning before you are able to gauge the path and figure out where it's going. then and there we were a little nervous, we were focused and calm and made sure it wouldn't hit us. >> according to the chicago weather center illinois had 194 tornado warnings. more than half - 101 went out just on sunday. storm. >> it was absolutely an unusual storm, but gives way to the fact that the national weather service have done on excellent job over the last couple of years of improving the forecast models and accuracy and manner. >> a lot
exciting here. please join us for "bluilding sf." joining janessa and i today is andre. thanks for coming. we have had some great times in the past with some of these shows. you have been kitchen and bath in the past. >> i'm an architect. i do a lot of construction work. or >> do people look for when they do a bathroom remodels? >> that is a good question. kitchens are the ultimate and social room, while bathrooms are kind of the opposite. bathrooms, like kitchens, are part of homes and houses, so they are part of architecture, and they are opportunities for people to express themselves, to express their style. they are just an important element in the house is in san francisco. >> i think we can talk about how bathrooms had changed in san francisco. the old-style we're used to have a separate compartment for the bathtub, and now, we have a whole different concept. >> traditionally in san francisco with victorian and edwardian, we had split bathrooms. a separate room for a toilet, and a second room for a tub. i have done literally dozens of projects where we try to combine them. the diffe
of humanitarian response for save the chirp. thank you so much for joining us. >> thank you. >> coming up, we're going to continue our coverage of typhoon haiyan. a disturbing report on why girls are less likely than boys to be saved when a disaster strikes. that's coming up after the break. >> budget cuts at the pentagon and now brand new military aircraft are being sent straight to the boneyard. is this your tax dollars fast at work? >> brand new military airplanes coming straight off the assembly line, then moth balled. the department of defense spent more than half a billion of your tax dollars on the c27j spartan. why aren't those plains being used? is the spartan a prime example of government mismanagement and waste? i traveled to the biggest military storage facility in the u.s. in tucson, arizona to get answers. >> collecting dust in the arizona desert, the u.s. military's new fleet of c27j spartans. at about $30 million apiece, the cargo planes sit idle, without a mission that, a casualty of sequester cuts. >> the air force had to find a way to reduce their budget and they chose to d
. >>> at least five people are confirmed did and dozens more hurt after second tornado swept across several u.s. states today illinois was especially hit hard. give forward, illinois where 20 homes and businesses were torn apart. entire neighborhood were destroyed. >> relatives of the 50 people killed in the russian plane crash arrived at the crash scene. the pilot was reporting a second landing of the bowing 37 m when it wept down. >> in the philippines president keno unfire for the slow response is in hard hit cook low ban. he says he won't leave until conditions improve. >> the reel o'reports are reaching more people an some in the remote areas are looking for help. france assures israel it sports sanctions on eye rap and it will not back down. >> they ar50eu6 in israel with talks with the president. this comes days before the talks in again flee have a. >> knows are the headlines we planned to bring you the documentary "tiny" but stay tuned to a documentary on the philippines. tiny will air flex week at 9:00 eastern. consider this: the news of the day plus so much more. >> we begin with the
something that would give us a negotiating point where we could consider moving forward with a final repeal of this problem. but in fact, the legislative branch consists of two bodies. this body and the other body on the other side. until the finance committee acts, there's little more that the energy and commerce can do to push that bill forward. mr. speaker, today's rule provides for consideration of a critical bill, to ensure our energy infrastructure needs are being met. mr. pompeo has done a good job. i applaud him and our committee for the thoughtful legislation. i urge my colleagues to support both the rule and the underlying bill. i'm now prepared to yield back >> in a few moments, today's presidential medal of freedom ceremony at the white house. marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of president kennedy and a ceremony at the internal flame in arlington national cemetery. national security adviser susan rice on u.s. policy in the asia-pacific region. later, a discussion of relations between the u.s. and united kingdom. >> a typical day would begin with
, very flat close for u.s. equity markets last night. the nasdaq closing above 4,000. so the ftse at the moment, this morning, is just up 14 points. the xetra dax is up 13 points. but we're back at this all-time high, level above 9,3 let you know. cac 40 is up 0.11% and the ftse mib up 0.5%. a number of individual stocks worth looking at this morning. let's kick off with accor. stock down 3% at the moment. the company essentially coming out and saying, look, we're going to split ourselves into two bess. one that's going to be running hotels and the other one we will keep holding lease holds on that, as well. so hotel services and hotel owner, essentially. the first big move really by the new appointed ceo sebastian basan who brought in the previous chief executive back. we'll get more on this with the analyst around 15 minutes time. vivendi is up 2.5% at the moment, approving plans to spin off its french telecom business. the focus on just a handful of media assets. it's named the french industrial as the eventual chairman of the group. and the best performs, aker solutions, up 12
bases had visited ft. meade and using it as a blueprint to right same service. >>> all right. you can follow brian on twitter. there are details and some of the other stories. the twitter handle is at brian at abc2. >>> all right. shows up when your house is burning down or your cat is stuck in a tree. >> now fire trucks are being used as advertising space. >> why just look at a kid's face. there's facial recognition software, how a new invngs is making its rounds and how it will help engage with them. >> it looks like fall at baltimore's country club. crisp and sunshine. we'll talk about how things change. we'll be back. >>> this is neat. i'm a big fan of engine 11. forget billboards and pop-up ads, fire trucks are the way to go to advertise. >> they're trying to raise money, so they debuted a new look a truck that also doubles as a moving ad. one of the first advertisers is carroll home services. >> we just want to show our support for the community. it's a good opportunity for the community to see a that. >> 45% of the budget comes from the county. so right now the ad space is take
street nightclub, which hosted a hip-hop event on saturday. the owner told us he doubts anyone inside his club played a part in the crime. police hope surveillance cam florida the area will help identify suspects. >> nobody in custody at this point. our homicide vettors are working on various leads. >> police are asking for public for any information they may have about the murder. >>> tonight san jose police are investigating the city's 42nd 42nd murder this year. police officers found a man who had been shot and killed there have been no arrests. >> some self-described geeks and hackers met in san francisco to tackle gun violence through technology. tackers and community members met at the geek dom office and focused on be violence and the connection to mental health. >> we're also looking at applications that help families, individuals, parents, do a very quick and simple mental health assessment that can be used by a professional to intervene at the appropriate level. >> organizers say technology can cause people to become isolated and appreciate the irony when technology is used to h
right here on nbc. >> thanks for joining us. >> good night. a big storm barrelling across the country just as the thanksgiving travel rush gets underway. a nightmare scenario for tens of millions on the move. >>> the investigation. nearly a year after the tragedy in newtown tonight, what authorities have uncovered about what happened inside that school. the police response, and the 20-year-old gunman. >>> what's the deal? the administration says it is a history-making agreement with iran. the other side labels it an historic mistake, and the stakes are high. >>> and the salute from the son of a fallen president on his third birthday. it was 50 years ago today. tonight, what we have learned all these years later about that iconic moment. "nightly news" begins now. >>> good evening. well, as if on cue and just in time to disrupt the travel plans of millions of americans going home for thanksgiving, a sizable storm is gathering strength and moving through the north and east through the busiest airports and population centers in this country. that's why the east coast storm is
to do and how it's going to affect us here. we've got to remember that so many passengers, tens and thousands of connect through o'hare. whatever happens through the country ripples through this airport. we have 3 million people traveling across the nation and the busiest days of travel are going to be tomorrow and sunday. you're going to want to leave a little extra time if you're traveling on those days. it's probably a good idea if you're not traveling, leave a few extra minutes in your schedule. >> we will keep that in mind. thank you so much for that. we'll also keep watching the system as people start their thanksgiving travel. see you soon. cycling now, the crowd is ready for president obama at dreamworks animation in glendale, california. company's owned by one of the top fundraisers but industry has created 4100 jobs in the past month alone. nbc's peter alexander is traveling with the president. this is being billed as an economic speech. do you think he'll probably touch on immigration as well? >> reporter: yeah, he has touched on immigration as he did yesterday in san
at the talks. top diplomats from france and germany are also on their way. and u.s. secretary of state john kerry has just arrived. he says no deal has been done yet, but he hopes a solution can be found. >> i want to emphasize there is not an agreement at this point in time, but the p5 is working hard and i look forward to the meetings that i'll be having very shortly with -- with lady ashton, and my fellow ministers in the p5 and then i will be meeting with minister zarif. we hope to try to narrow the differences, but i don't think anybody could mistake that there are some important gaps that have to be closed. so thank you very much. >> we have correspondent covering all sides of the story, live in the iranian capital. but first let's go to james bays who joins us live in geneva. james there must be a feeling that a deal is close to tuition. >> i arrived in geneva just a few hours ago. there are all of the official jets because in a very dramatic move, all of these officials have decided to come here in person. it's all at a much higher level than it was. no one here says that a deal has
uranium. iran says it wants to use it for medical and research purposes, but that technology can produce nuclear weapons, which is why the world leaders in geneva want it to stop. trust is an issue. the p5+1 want iran to allow more people to get in there and inspect facilities. iran wants economicing sanctions to stop. thousands of pakistanis i protesting against drone strikes. imran khan is leading the rally and is giving the u.s. government until today to stop using drones in the counterterrorism program, or it will cut off a supply line. many pakistanis are outraged by civilian deaths caused by drone strikes. >> the wife of an 85-year-old army veteran is pleading for the release of her husband. merrill newman is being detained in north korea. his wife said. . we have more. >> you can well imagine how distraught the family is, and right about this time what is particularly heartbreaking is merrill newman wrote postcards in north korea to family and friends and right about now family and friends in the united states are receiving them. in them are the messages from merrill newman about
motors gives an update on the u.s. auto industry. host: good morning. a live view of the u.s. capitol as the rain continues in the east. with congress and recess this week for the thanksgiving holiday, it is a getaway wednesday as millions toward planes, trains, and drive to your destination. of the busieste travel days of the year. we want to focus on the terminals, the roads and the rail lines but carry freight and passengers. this question, is america's transportation infrastructure up to 21st-century first century standards. that is the question this morning. as always, you can join in on the conversation. you can also join us on facebook or send us an e-mail or send us a tweet. this is the headline this morning, front page of " the wall street journal" -- we want to focus on the larger issue of transportation infrastructure. earlier this month the president traveling to the port orleans, saying it is time to spend more money. >> one in nine of our bridges is rated structurally deficient. more than 40% of the major highways are congested. so is our airspace. who is sittin
's it we have airplanes overhead waking us up at 4:00 in the morning. it's what they are hearing over and over again. you called 311. what did they say? they said we have your complete and so that's ok. the man expect to hear back from the faa in a month and right now the formula to determine what is too much noise is combining times when there is lots of noise and times when there is no noise and they come up with an average. they say that does not seem fair. if that formula changes theirthere may be relief for people at places like midway airport where there are noise problems as well. the first question i would have is, why did you move there? when it was in the earlier rage but it was manageable. this apparently is not because if they open their door or window even a little bet they hear planes coming through at all hours. by the same token there were neighborhoods in the past two got all this noise at now they are not. what can you really do about it? you can't just stop using that runway. the will have to come up with a better idea of what to do. still to come... in your medical
of u.s. electricity generation based on 2012 figures. renewable makes up about 12% of our electricity, nuclear 19%, natural gas 30%, and coal about 37%. and then of course we've all heard the stories about production in the united states. here's one from reuters that came out the beginning of october. then the "wall street journal" had a similar story about the united states overtaking russia. and they had this chart in their paper recently. take a look at where it's been and where it's going. claire mor, oklahoma, caller: thank you for c-span and thank you for taking my call. my comment is i believe we need a lot more solar focus. host: why is that? caller: well, although i'm a chemical engineer and i make my living and livelyhood in the petroleum and chemical industry, just for several reasons. ing out the fact that -- host: sir what do you do in claire more? caller: i'm a chemical engineer. host: for what company? caller: for a consulting, engineering consulting. host: where is clairemore, oklahoma? guest: just north of tulsa. host: we're focusing on cushing. are you familiar with
program. now the meeting is in its second day. but the u.s. secretary of state john kerry is warning, there isn't a deal on the table yet. >> i want to emphasize there is not an agreement at this point in time. but the p5 is working hard, and i look forward to the meetings that i will be having very shortly with -- with lady kathy ashton, and with my fellow ministers in the p5 and also i will be meeting with minister zarif. we hope to try to narrow the differences but i don't think anybody should mistake that there are some important gaps that have to be closed. so thank you very much. i appreciate it. >> we have correspondent covering all angles of this story. first let's first go to geneva where james bays is reporting for us. now, james, a lot of -- i beg your pardon, senior foreign ministers are there in geneva. there's a lot of talk. john kerry, very cautious at the moment. is there any hope of any sort of a deal coming out of this meeting? >> there certainly hope of a deal, i don't think he would bring these four foreign ministers here to personally take charge of the negotiati
. >> the face of flying is about to change. a merger has been signed off between american airlines and u.s. airways. it will make it the world's biggest. >> organizations recommending guidelines to double the amount of americans taking stattens. doctors are asked to consider more factors like smoking, high blood pressure. and family history. they are asked to diagnosis regardless of levels. >> the state legislature passed the bill in hawaii for same-sex marriage. it will boost tourism by $217 million. those are the headlines. "consider this" is up next. get the latest news on lines at aljazeera.com. >> desperation is growing by the hour in the philippines five days after enduring the terrifying typhoon. survivors are struggling to get food and water. consider this, with so much death and destruction, what is happening with the hampered relief efforts. >> is bill clinton undermining the white house on health care? we'll look at the building tensions in the democratic party over obamacare. >> is the new face of alcoholism female? the surprising number of women who are struggling with the bot
completely cut off by the storm. the u.s. military is now dropping food and water to survivors in the area. but more than 1,000 people are still missing. some 4 million people are homeless. for the latest - we are going to talk about - talk to craig leeson, who is standing by in the philippines. first let's tell you about an attack in afghanistan where more than 2,000 afghan elders will meet in kabul. they'll vote on the future of u.s. troops in afghanistan. the u.s. is trying to hammer out an agreement to keep forces on the ground beyond 2014. that effort was dealt a blow on saturday after suicide bomb attack killed six people. jane ferguson reports from kabul. >> it was an attack on the footsteps of where the country will debate the future of u.s. forces here. a suicide bomber rammed a car packed with explosives into an afghan military vehicle as the afternoon rush hour in kabul beginning. civilians were killed >> translation: i had a kebab store. there was a bang. everything went dark. they took me to the hospital. they took me back to see the shop - a lot were injured. there was a lot
the race with over 100 billion dollars in deals. >> we do it when our customers ask us, but it was a big first day. we're not greedy. we'll see how the rest of the show pans out. >> i prefer to build airplanes and deliver them out this decade. >>> shares in aberdeen so i remembers as the firm becomes the biggest asset manager. >> announcer: you're watching "worldwide exchange" bringing you business news from around the globe. >>> and a very good morning to you and evening to you if you're watching in asia. going to kick off the show, all about china growth. marginally beat expectations, 7.8% in the third quarter beat by the old china. the challenge for the country is whether it can change its economy to one driven by consumption. it was mapped out by the country's leaders on friday. some of the sweeping reforms included relaxing the one child policy, introducing welfare system reforms to help free movement of labor and encourage urbanization plus stepping up financial reforms to let market forces play a greater role. for more on the changes and controversial one child policy, eunice eun
we will continue the conversation on twitter. check out our facebook stage give us a like at our homepage. we are back here next sunday morning. 11:00 eastern with the latest buzz. >>> welcome. i'm jamie colby. topping the news this hour, this is new reaction to president obama's health care fix. what lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are now saying about the president's latest promise to let americans keep their canceled health insurance plans. >> severe tornadoes and thunderstorm warnings. now in the midwest. we will show you where millions of americans should be on alert for the extreme weather coming their way. >> we get the latest the growing mystery that is surrounding the disappearance of a san diego family. their remains believed to have been uncovered in the california desert. >>> first, sounding off on obama care. will is a lot of that this morning. democrats, republicans, leaders of the insurance industry all speaking out about the troubled health care rollout. offering their take on the president's recent announcement he will extend insurance plans for all american
>>> the u.s. supreme court refuses to block the strict texas abortion law. opponents say it will prevent clinics in the state from performing the procedure. a ban on late term abortions is defeated in new mexico's largest city. voters in albuquerque rejected the measure closely watched as a front in the national abortion battle >> calling it a message of blood and death to iran and hezbollah. an al qaeda group taking responsibility for the suicide bombing in beirut. the blast killing 23 people, including a senior irani doipt. >> and desperately needed aid arrives on an island in the philippines where 80% of the people have been left homeless by typhoon haiyan. >> good morning, and welcome to al jazeera america, i'm stephanie sy. two decisions in the battle over abortion rights - both with major implications. the supreme court ruled against blocking a restrictive abortion law in texas - at least while it's being repeople. a third of the clinics will have to stay closed. in new mexico voters in albuquerque reject a ban on late-term abortion. in texas - it was a plea to the
does this tell us about the state of these negotiations? >> reporter: well, richelle, the indication that he's flying out of here to go to london is adding to a growing sense of pessimism in geneva that counters the early optimism. there is also a little bit of color as well when it comes to secretary of state kerry. apparently he ducked out to buy some chocolates for his wife for thanksgiving, take that as you will. the p5+1, all the u.n. security council plus germany, all went behind closed doors. william hague said this is not an easy process, and it is far from a done deal. >> we're not here because they're finished. they're here because it's difficult, and it remains difficult. there are narrow gaps but they are important gaps. it's important that any agreement is thundershower row, detailed, comprehensive, and that it is a deal in which we can all, and the whole world can have confidence that it will work, and it will be observed. >> reporter: and that's just the thing. they don't just want a deal here in geneva. they want a dole that will work. apparently there are some very s
to dallas. they're telling us that we're on time, which is great. the roads are a little slick so we wanted to get extra time to get through security. >> reporter: were you expecting to be able to leave on time? >> i was not expecting to leave on time. in fact i was thinking i'd be lucky if i got out tonight. >> reporter: it looks like everything is going to be fine for you. >> looking good so far. fingers crossed. >> reporter: lucky you, right? >> so far. >> reporter: so far most of the travelers are like maura. we just spoke with one person who had an hour delay. coming into la guardia is a much different story, an hour delay coming in. in philly it's about a two-hour delay coming in but the outbound flights are looking pretty decent. now let's head to tom costello who's in pittsburgh. tom? >> reporter: katy, thank you. here in pittsburgh we've got somewhere in the neighborhood of an inch or 2 on the ground here in terms of snow. we had some freezing rain and also some sleet over the course of the past 24 hours, but at the moment most of that has subsided now. it is, however, very cold. p
>> hey, i'm wajahat ali and you're in the stream. obesity, so many of us can relate. lisa fletcher is away but my man omar is here. you and i can empathize for today's show, i wore husky pants growing up i was a quote unquote husky kid. that was me at 11. and tit for tat, you have a gut hanging out. 66% of americans are overweight, and there's been a two irdz thdz increase -- two-thirds are increase in,. >> who says in my experience i've noticed a difference in how i'm treated pre, and post-losing 60 pounds. much more post. of course those of you at home we want you to be a partly of the are conversation. use the hash hashtag that you sn the screen, #ajam stream. >> studies of parents of overweight kids are less likely to help them pay for things like a car or you know, college which is important. discrimination is also documented in children as young as the age of 3. the biggest problem isn't about keeping an eye on the scale. rather it's the way other americans rue, treat and shame them -- view, treat and shame them. >> i'm overweight and it's obviously a hard thing to deal with
sentenced to something years in prison, but that process could take months. >>> one group is using black friday as an opportunity to protest against the nation's largest retailer. nearly a dozen people were arrested including two walmart employees during this protest in chicago. hundreds of similar protests took place across the country. we're pushing for better wages and working conditions. those are the headlines. "america tonight" is up next and you can always find us on al jazeera.com. >> forget about the mall, what about shopping for tech shops. and go digital or go home. it's down to the wire for small theater owners who are still relying on old film projectors. i'll take to you the movies in maine. i'm ali velshi. this is "real money." ♪ >> this is "real money." you are the most important part of the show, so join our live conversation for the next half hour on twitter at aj real money. legend has it today is called black friday because it's the day retailer he's balance sheets went from being in the red, unprofitable, to being in the plaque, profitable. but this year's black fr
the army attacked us, so we ran. many people lost their parents, like us. we kept looking for them, but we couldn't find them. they were lost. >> once in lebanon, a different kind of challenge to survive. many child refugees are working to support themselves and their families. it can be backbreaking, long hours. the child may be the families only breadwinner. >> i hope there will be peace so that i am able to go back to school. of a lostficials talk generation of syrian children. praise theto governments of the neighboring countries you have done everything to support the population. this city has more serious than lebanese. but the suffering is out of proportion with anything i have known. half of.n. says that all refugees are children. looking around this camp, it is not hard to believe. some 8000 refugees have been registered here in lebanon. ae whole country only has population of 4 million. that means one in four people in lebanon today is a syrian refugee. u.n. says the country has reached saturation point. officials call the 1.1 million refugees a shameful state. there is not enoug
government needs to honor that pledge. also, what do you get when you merge u.s. airweights with american airlines? the joke may be one less frustrating airline. but what you really get is the world's largest carrier. details on what that might mean for you and future travel. the sports world electrified by a pair of 18-year-olds and the two best played last night. i've got to dust up my hoop highlight skills. this is "way too early." >>> good morning. brian schactman here, wednesday, november 13th. a little bit later a little sneak peek at what a lady gaga "saturday night live" will look like. for now let's just put the humor aside for a bit and we want to get you updated with what's going on in the philippines. the death toll has been lowered significantly. we still don't know the full extent of the damage and the loss of life. the country's president now says up to 2500 people were likely killed in the storm. he says earlier estimates of 10,000 may have been influenced by, quote, emotional drama. the u.s. state department confirms that two americans are among the dead. th
. >> richard, thank you so much for being here. that does it for us today. join us tomorrow. right now it's time for "squawk on the street." ♪ one day more >> we are one day away from twitter's debut. welcome to "squawk on the street." i'm carl quintanilla with jim cramer and david faber at the new york stock exchange. futures have a decent tone, despite some stocks that will struggle at the open, like abercrombie, like tesla. and europe got a boost from a blowout number out of manufacturing out of germany this morning. twitter set to price tonight, begin trading tomorrow. right behind us here at post nine. >> tesla shares, they're skidding today after vehicles delivered missed expectations. earnings and revenues did come in ahead of consensus. >> abercrombie and finch posting a seventh consecutive quarterly drop in guidance. >> our guest says he knows who the next microsoft ceo will be. >> and twitter will expect it sell 70 million shares between $23 and $25 each. tune in tomorrow for our special coverage of the wall street debut on twitter. it is above the fold today for "usa today,"
and the website had problems and as bill you said, the enrollment is so much less than expected, the u.s. senators are now trying to make sure they keep the senate going into the 2014 election. they have other fish to fry, not just going after obama. this is the first time we've heard publicly the president speak about president obama since double down came out, the book last week, where there were perhaps some unflattering things said about bill clinton, alleged to have been said by president obama. there is this history. i don't think you can ignore the fact that there was hillary care before obamacare and in 2016, hillary clinton is going to run for president and this is the biggest booster. >> dianne feinstein said she'll co sponsor a bill allowing people to keep their insurance indefinitely. senator of west virginia working on delaying fines. we've got democrats who are endangered next year in their elections who have gone to the white house and called the approximate the to task on all this. is there something brewing within the democratic party on obamacare? >> it's called terror. what's ha
'm elisabeth hasselbeck. 10,000 people are feared dead after a typhoon in the philippines. -l this morning u.s. troops are on the ground henning piece together the damage. where is the storm headed next? stay here for details. >> days after a second-term winner, new jersey governor chris christie goes on an all-out media blitz slamming the obamacare debacle. >> anybody who has run anything in their lives could see this coming a mile away. >> more on the jersey governor's advice for the white house. like they'll listen. >> miley cyrus sparking more controversy at another awards show. >> you know, i couldn't put this award in my bag, but i did find this. so thank you guys very much. >> how her latest performance goes up in smoke. "fox & friends," new week, special day starts now. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> what a treat on this veterans day morning. you're waking up to the hell cats. it's an ensemble of buglers and drummers from the west point band. >> some of our favorite people from one of our favorite places on one of our favorite dates, to honor those who served this great nation. >> the official nat
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